National / International News

Tunisia Holds First Presidential Election Since Revolution

NPR News - 5 hours 7 min ago

Tunisia's revolution is important because it set off the greater Arab Spring. Today, it marked a milestone, a Tunisians cast ballots for their next head of state.

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Man injured in 'horrific' attack

BBC - 5 hours 24 min ago
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.

'Un-magical' Christmas land closes

BBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".

Hamilton wins world championship

BBC - 5 hours 44 min ago
Lewis Hamilton clinches his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Davis Cup win is for team - Federer

BBC - 5 hours 45 min ago
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.

VIDEO: Bonneville: Bears, Obamas and the BBC

BBC - 5 hours 49 min ago
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.

Abuse claims 'tip of iceberg' - May

BBC - 5 hours 51 min ago
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: The moment Hamilton clinched the title

BBC - 6 hours 38 sec ago
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ugly Christmas Tree Will Be Replaced In Pennsylvania Town

NPR News - 6 hours 28 min ago

Unlike Charlie Brown, the residents of Reading didn't see beauty in a 50-foot spruce with few branches and an unseemly shape.

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Aussies top ODI rankings after win

BBC - 6 hours 33 min ago
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to take the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the ICC world ODI rankings.

Bomber 'kills 40' at Afghan match

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
Suicide bomber kills at least 40 people at volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say

'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

BBC - 7 hours 14 min ago
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.

Robinson defends Campbell remarks

BBC - 7 hours 24 min ago
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.

Stenson retains World Tour Championship

BBC - 7 hours 31 min ago
Sweden's Henrik Stenson retains his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai, finishing two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy.

VIDEO: Charing Cross closed after train fire

BBC - 7 hours 45 min ago
A fire on a train at Charing Cross station in Central London sparked an emergency evacuation on Sunday morning

MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

BBC - 7 hours 54 min ago
Debris from the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 leaves rebel-held areas near the crash site heading for the government-controlled city of Kharkiv.

Charing Cross closed after fire

BBC - 8 hours 31 min ago
London's Charing Cross Station is closed and trains in the capital are disrupted after a fire on a train.

New probe into teen bus knife death

BBC - 8 hours 33 min ago
A further review is commissioned into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was stabbed by a paranoid schizophrenic while on her way to school.

Red Bull wing design 'deliberate'

BBC - 8 hours 33 min ago
Red Bull were disqualified from Abu Dhabi qualifying because their front wing was deemed to have been designed deliberately to break the rules.

MTA Targets 'Man-Spreading' And Other Subway Faux Pas

NPR News - 8 hours 43 min ago

New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gothamist.com's Ask A Native New Yorker column.

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